Effective LAI and CHP of a Single Tree From Small-Footprint Full-Waveform LiDAR

@article{Fieber2014EffectiveLA,
  title={Effective LAI and CHP of a Single Tree From Small-Footprint Full-Waveform LiDAR},
  author={Karolina D. Fieber and Ian J. Davenport and Mihai A. Tanase and James M. Ferryman and Robert J. Gurney and Jeffrey P. Walker and J{\"o}rg M. Hacker},
  journal={IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters},
  year={2014},
  volume={11},
  pages={1634-1638}
}
This letter has tested the canopy height profile (CHP) methodology as a way of effective leaf area index (LAIe) and vertical vegetation profile retrieval at a single-tree level. Waveform and discrete airborne LiDAR data from six swaths, as well as from the combined data of six swaths, were used to extract the LAIe of a single live Callitris glaucophylla tree. LAIe was extracted from raw waveform as an intermediate step in the CHP methodology, with two different vegetation-ground reflectance… CONTINUE READING

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